Padres Minor League Roundup For August 13th

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Padres First Round pick Trea Turner-Mandatory Credit:

Single A: Fort Wayne Tincaps (53-67)

The Fort Wayne Tincaps lost a close one on the road to the Lansing Lugnuts last night. The final score was 2-3.

The story continues to be Trea Turner. Through 28 games in Fort Wayne, Turner now boasts a .427 batting average while managing to get on base at a .496 clip. Turner has been making headlines with his bat and his legs. He seems to be perfectly suited for the leadoff role. In the last ten games, Turner has amassed six runs and six RBIs on four walks and sixteen hits (two of which left the yard).

Turner had one hit last night but made it count. It was a two-out single in the seventh that put the first run on the board for the Tincaps. One batter later and it was Padres #12 overall prospect, Dusting Peterson who knocked in an RBI single to tie the game at two. The lead was short-lived. In the bottom half of the seventh inning, Lansing scored what would become the winning run on a wild pitch.

The Tincaps have lost four of their last five. Fort Wayne continues to be one of the most interesting farm teams to follow. With so many of the Padres’ top prospects on the roster performing well, the Tincaps will continue to be must-see baseball for the remainder of the season.

Future Friar of the Game

Trea Turner: 1-for-4, RBI, BB, K

Future Friar of the Game

Franmil Reyes: 0-for-3, BB, 2 K